The “Your Windows license will expire soon” error: Everything you need to know

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The message your Windows license will expire soon has been presented to a large number of users. this many times It may be an error that is presenting the operating system and it is necessary that you take actions to be able to enjoy it with all its features.

In this article we will give you the most relevant information and the possible solutions for said error in Windows 10, so that you can continue using your computer without problem.

Verify that the message “your Windows license will expire soon” is not an error

The first thing you should do when the message appears that your Windows license will expire soon check if it is an error or if your license has already expired. To verify them you just have to follow the following steps:

  1. First you must turn on your computer and wait for it to start normally.
  2. Now you must enter the search engine of your computer, which is generally located in the lower left part of the screen and its icon has the shape of a "magnifying glass".
  3. Once in the search engine, you must write the command “cmd” and you must press “Enter".
  4. Pressing Enter opens another screen in which you must enter the command “slmgr-xpr” and press Enter again. If doing this brings up a message that the command is not recognized, then you should type the command “slmgr .vbs/xpr"
  5. When doing so, a message appears stating that tells you the expiration date of the Windows.

By following these 5 steps you will see if your Windows license will actually expire soon or if it is just a system error.

In the event that said license is about to expire, you should only try to renew it directly with Microsoft to be able to enjoy all the benefits that Windows 10 offers you.

Methods to fix “your Windows license will expire soon” error

If after receiving the message that your Windows license will expire soon, and you have verified that it is not true. You have come across an error that has been presented to a large number of users of this operating system. Here are some methods that can help you resolve this error.

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Enter the password again

One of the useful methods is manage to delete the license and manage to enter it again, but for this procedure you must make sure that you have the license written down to be able to enter it again. If you do not have the license noted, you can resort to some third-party applications, however, you must take into account the security problems that using these types of applications can bring you.

Once you make sure you have the key or license, you must follow the steps that we give you below:

  1. The first thing you should do is go to command processor on your computer, the magnifying glass icon located at the bottom left.
  2. Once you are in the command processor, you must type “slmgr –rearm".
  3. Now you must select the configuration option of your computer and then enter the section “Update and security".
  4. Now you must look for the option of “activation” and you must click on it.
  5. Now you have to select the option change product key, when doing so, a new box appears in which you must write the key and press continue.
  6. Once you have done it you must Restart your computer so that it takes into account the license that you have entered.

Deactivate license services

This is a method used to disable the message that your Windows license will expire soon. To deactivate it, you just have to follow the steps that we give you below:

  1. The first thing you should do is the following key combination “windows+r"and thus open the application"Run".
  2. Now in the Run application you must type the command “services.msc” and you must press to accept in order to have access.
  3. By doing so, you will achieve all the Windows services, in this list, look for the “Windows license manager” and you must select it. Once you do, you should look for the option that says Stop.
  4. Now you need to go to the section "Start type” and change the parameter to the option “Disabled”. Once you do this, you need to hit accept for the changes you've applied to be saved.

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Disable Windows Update services

Another method you can use is disable Windows Update servicesTo do this, you just have to follow the steps that we give you below:

  1. The first thing you should do is the following key combination “windows+r"and thus open the application"Run".
  2. Now in the Run application you must type the command “services.msc” and you must press accept to be able to access.
  3. By doing so, you will achieve all Windows services, in this list look for and “Windows update” and you must select it. Once you do, you should look for the option that says Deactivate.
  4. Once you have completed this entire process, you must Restart your computer for the changes made to take effect.

Restart Windows Explorer

Although it is one of the unconventional solutions, it might be useful if you want to get rid of Windows license expiring soon error. The steps you must follow to restart Windows Explorer are the following:

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  1. You must first open the Task Manager and you should look for the “Processes".
  2. Now you must look for the "Windows Explorer” but with the name “explorer.exe".
  3. Once you find it you must right click on it and press finish.
  4. Now you must enter the section Archive and press the option called “New homework".
  5. When you have already selected the new task option, you must write “explorer.exe” in the text box and then you must press to accept.
  6. At the end of this process, you would have already restarted Windows Explorer and, therefore, you may have eliminated the error.

With these methods you can eliminate the error that tells you that your Windows license will expire soon. If it does not, it is recommended that you contact the support team where you purchased your equipment to correct the error.


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